Editorial Reviews. About the Author. Yakov Isidorovich Perelman (December 4, – March Physics For Entertainment – Kindle edition by Yakov Perelman. Yakov Isidorovich Perelman was a Russian and Soviet science writer and author of many popular science books. Physics for Entertainment first appeared a quarter of a century ago, being the author’s accord with the same laws of ballistics, don’t think Perelman is be-.

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Most helpful customer reviews on Amazon. May 24, at 3: Wouldn’t the egg-shell be very thick? Ormziar rated it it was amazing. Published ina best-seller in the s and long out of print, Physics for Entertainment was translated from Russian into many languages and influenced science ya perelman physics for entertainment around the world.

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Physics for Entertainment by Yakov Perelman

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Grigori’s father, an electrical engineer, gave him Physics for Entertainment to encourage his son’s interest in mathematics. Yes, it is available for downloading elsewhere, but printing a page book is not very appealing to me.

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Entertaimnent would take you 84 minutes to get from end to end. Can be downloaded free in public domain from Make Magazine. The book as was noted in the earlier post perrelman been translated in various Indian languages. He however looks for examples of scientific phenomena in the world of fiction as well as of fact, particularly in works by Jules Verne, H.

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It covers the physics in Mark Twain’s barometer soup, birds on power lines, perpetual motion machines, ice breaker ships, cuttle fish’s rocket propulsion, the Invisible Man’s sight, and many, many more.